Dog attack claims Lucky's life, breaks his owner's back

Story Published: 1 Apr 2015

AN ELDERLY Gympie woman is recovering from a broken back, a heart condition and the grief of losing her beloved pet...

Broken Back, Council, Dog Attack, Dog Murder, Editors Picks

Duporth Ave roadworks on track for Easter completion

Story Published: 25 Mar 2015

Sunshine Coast Council are assuring motorists the repairs to Duporth Avenue will be worth their frustrations.

Council, Maroochydore, Roadworks

Rates could go up if disaster funds are cut, say councils

Story Published: 15 Apr 2015

Residents across Queensland could face rate hikes if the federal government chooses to cut its funding for natural...

Council, Editors Picks, Lgaq

Another adopted pound pup dead just 48 hours later

Story Published: 31 Mar 2015

ANOTHER dog adopted from Mackay Pound has contracted parvovirus and been put down.

Council, Death, Dog, Mackay, Parvovirus, Pound

Our rural council spends $420,000 on play area for Japan

Story Published: 18 May 2015

Tensions boil with $420,868.39 of the Central Highlands Regional Council budget allocated to building a playground in...

Council, Editors Picks

Govt warned IR laws set to jeopardise council jobs

Story Published: 5 Jun 2015

THE Palaszczuk Government has been warned more than 1500 council workers’ jobs are now under threat after new industrial...

Council, Industrial Relations, Jobs, Local Government

MP Miller denies telling deputy mayor to get rid of Pisasale

Story Published: 17 Jul 2015

THE bitter feud between Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller and Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale has taken an explosive new turn.

Council, Editors Picks, Jo-Ann Miller, Paul Pisasale, Politics

Rockhampton Mayor wants more specifics in northern plan

Story Published: 19 Jun 2015

IF MAYOR Margaret Strelow were to give the Prime Minister’s Northern Australia white paper a mark, it would not be an A.

Council, Economy, Northern Australia Plan, Rockhampton

Dump worker with disability paid $20-a-day on contract

Story Published: 10 Jun 2015

TOOWOOMBA Regional Council will have to dig into its pocket after underpaying an intellectually disabled dump worker who...

Council, Disability, Dump, Editors Picks, Toowoomba

Ray's fed up with condition of gutter

Story Published: 20 May 2015

RAY Blackmore takes pride in his yard, meticulously mowing the front lawn of his South Bundaberg property every week.


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